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Unknown to Benjamin Fletcher re: conflict among Indians

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02041 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Letter Date: 1695/08/27 Pagination: 2p. + docket 30.6 x 19.5 cm

Summary of Content: The author tells Fletcher that he has sent messengers to the 5 Nations to inform them of the Governor's desire to meet with them. A conflict at Onondaga and Oneida between the French Indians and some of the 5 Nations is also described.

People: Fletcher, Benjamin, 1640-1703

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryMohawk IndianGovernment and CivicsMilitary HistoryDiplomacyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyFranceCanada

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